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    Brilliantly Colored 1863 $20 With Unusually Sharp Printing

    Fr. 126b $20 1863 Legal Tender PCGS About New 50.
    An absolutely gorgeous piece, with spectacular color and far better margins than we are accustomed to seeing for the type. The back centering is pretty good, the face has just a hair of margin across the top and a huge margin across the bottom. While we have no doubt of the accuracy of the 50 grade, the note has the visual allure, color, and overall appearance of a choice new example. PCGS has commented, "minor restoration," which is very likely accurate, although careful scrutiny through the holder fails to reveal it. If this note sells for the typical AU 50 price it will prove to be quite the bargain for its new owner. According to Track & Price, no AU 50 example of this number has reached the auction block since April of 2009, when a PMG 50 Net realized a touch over $5,000. This note should do better this evening.

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    September, 2017
    6th-12th Wednesday-Tuesday
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